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As a detective with a local law enforcement department, you are one of the first to arrive at the scene of a drive-by shooting, which resulted in the death of a teenage male. The shooting occurred at a corner gas station of a low-income neighborhood. A number of witnesses approach you, including a child who was playing outside; a hearing-impaired, visually shaken man who was pumping gas at the station; and a group of young gang members, upset by their friend’s murder.

Before you get out of your car, you pause to think about communication.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Discuss potential communication barriers that you might encounter and how you might overcome them.

You get out of your car and look around the crime scene.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Indicate the impact your nonverbal communications may have while interacting with other officers, witnesses, and possible suspects.

You want to interview your witnesses.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Describe the interviewing process you would follow for each witness.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->How do you go about speaking with the hearing-impaired man, the child, and the gang members?

After gathering all your information, you go back to the police department.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Discuss the technology used throughout the investigation and in the courtroom.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->What are the ethical issues to consider?

At the office, you begin to write your report.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Compose a report based on the who, what, when, where, why, and how information available.

After all of the information is reviewed and you have followed up on leads, you have a possible suspect for the murder. When arresting the suspect, he suddenly takes a hostage. Address the following:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Conflict resolution

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Subsequent interrogation

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Associated legal issues

<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Writing a press release

Your suspect is finally charged with murder and pleads not guilty. A trial is set, and you attend it.

● Who are the key participants in this trial? Discuss credibility issues.

● What role will you play in the trial, if any?

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    This is the whole homework assignment. I am in the class that requires for the final. you really should do your own work instead of expecting others to do it for you!

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